Sermon Discussion Questions: July 12, 2015
Sunday, July 12, 2015: AM
What is the context for this psalm? Why is David distressed?
What is significant about David saying “my God”? Do you believe that you also are able to call God “mine”?
What do trials do for our faith? How should this shape our attitude toward trials?
What does this psalm teach us about entrusting justice to the Lord?
Why is David able to give thanks to God in the midst of his trouble? Do you see this same attitude in yourself? Why or why not?
Sunday, July 12 2015: PM
1 Samuel 5:1-12
Why do the Philistines take the ark into the temple of Dagon?
What statement is Yahweh making by casting Dagon on his face?
What statement is Yahweh making by afflicting the Philistines with tumors and bringing judgment upon them?
How should these things encourage us today in the midst of our cultural context?
Why can we be assured that Yahweh will carry us and fight for us?